Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh, the tyrant king, wandering the world
Butchering and raping
Half man, half god
Fully beast

 

Gilgamesh

Ouroboros Trilogy

The world premiere of Gilgamesh was presented by ArtsEmerson as part of the Ouroboros Trilogy in the 2016-2017 season at the Cutler Majestic Theater:

cycle 1

September 10: Naga, Madame White Snake, Gilgamesh

cycle 2

September 13: Madame White Snake
September 14: Gilgamesh
September 15: Naga

cycle 3

September 17: Gilgamesh, Naga, Madame White Snake

The Ouroboros Trilogy operas and production were commissioned by Friends of Madame White Snake

Gilgamesh is dedicated by Cerise to Charles, with whom everything is possible.

Creative Team

composer

Paola Prestini

Creator And Librettist

Cerise Lim Jacobs

Director and production designer

Michael Counts

conductor

Julian Wachner

Dramaturg

Cori Ellison

lighting designer

Yi Zhao

costume designer

Zane Pihlstrom

projection designer

S. Katy Tucker

OPERA AND PRODUCTION COMMISSIONER

Friends of Madame White Snake

creative producer

Beth Morrison Projects

Partners

Boston Children's Chorus

Boston Lyric Opera

Boston University Opera Institute

New England Conservatory

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Artbarn

Boston Baroque

Boston Children's Museum

Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center

Boston Midsummer Opera

Brookline Public Library

Celebrity Series of Boston

Supported by the Boston Cultural Council